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OVCRC
09/09/2009
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Hi Alison! What is the best way to get college students interested in the peer to peer education programs?
TomR
09/09/2009
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Alison Kiss
09/09/2009
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I developed a poster that advises women to help keep themselves safe by not drinking to excess and going out and going home with friends. I have been criticized for putting the blame on women. The women'...
Joe Cairo
09/09/2009
arrow icon Regarding advisory posters, it is important to focus on what...
Michele Shockle
09/16/2009
arrow icon It is my intention to do some male education as well.
joe cairo
09/09/2009
arrow icon Joe, I applaud your attempt to do something to help. I wish...
Roy A. Barnett
09/09/2009
arrow icon Nikki, You hit the nail right on the head! As a male who te...
Roy A. Barnett
09/09/2009
arrow icon Has there ever been any statistical analysis of victims conc...
Dave Pleasants
09/09/2009
arrow icon This is a contentious topic. While I do believe that we wou...
Nikki F.
09/09/2009
arrow icon Such a tricky issue! Given societal history with victim blam...
Cmurphy
09/09/2009
arrow icon I understand what you are saying but also understand where t...
Alison Kiss
09/09/2009
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Can you comment on student underage drinking on and off campus and it's consequences to the students, college and community.
barry hantman
09/09/2009
arrow icon There are so many consequences of student underage drinking ...
Alison Kiss
09/09/2009
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Have you noticed a particular fact/statistic/etc. that surprises high school students the most about campus crime?
Cameron
09/09/2009
arrow icon Having a high school student myself, and knowing that these ...
onlinenowtoday
09/09/2009
arrow icon I work in a DVSA agency in Washington. In discussions with h...
Nikki F.
09/09/2009
arrow icon YES!! Most of the high school students we present to (99 ac...
Alison Kiss
09/09/2009
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Our intercollegiate council which includes 19 campuses has been successful in helping to improve the awareness and prevention education process. Are many other states using the power of this collective voi...
LOIS MANNS
09/09/2009
arrow icon Sorry that I had to leave prematurely. For information on th...
Lois Manns
09/10/2009
arrow icon I just googled intercollegiate council on sexual violence Lo...
Anna
09/09/2009
arrow icon Please contact the Identity Theft Resource Center if you wan...
Linda Foley
09/09/2009
arrow icon I would like to hear more abut how your intercollegiate coun...
Shelley
09/09/2009
arrow icon Please provide contact info for your consortium.
Kristin
09/09/2009
arrow icon HI LOIS! I have visited your group and found the work that ...
Alison Kiss
09/09/2009
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Hello Everyone, With the high number of unreported sexuals assaults on any college of university, are there any effective methods to encourage reporting to the police?
D Halstead
09/09/2009
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Roy A. Barnett
09/10/2009
arrow icon We are currently doing just that in almost every presentatio...
D Halstead
09/09/2009
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Alison Kiss
09/09/2009
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Is there a particular curriculum that can be used to teach programs how to provide campus crime awareness?
Jamie
09/09/2009
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Alison Kiss
09/09/2009
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Do you have any advice for efforts focused on reaching specific campus communities such as GLBTQ, international, or non-traditional student and/or faculty?
T. Thompson
09/09/2009
arrow icon Reaching out to GLBTQ is tough, even when you have worked wi...
Roy A. Barnett
09/09/2009
arrow icon First, I think it is so important to reach out to these unde...
Alison Kiss
09/09/2009
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Hi! We are working on putting some protocols in place on our campus for supporting survivors of Human Trafficking (domestic/international), who are trying to access education. Do you have any insight int...
Joanna Snawder
09/09/2009
arrow icon Definitely a new challenge that is emerging. I would enlist...
Alison Kiss
09/09/2009
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What is the Clery Act?
Mary
09/09/2009
arrow icon I am not sure that I can capture the essence of the Clery Ac...
Alison Kiss
09/09/2009
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Related to the question on cell phone alert systems, are there other ways to quickly and effectively alert students and staff other than using cell phone alert systems?
Shelley
09/09/2009
arrow icon Digital signage, alert systems using loudspeakers, it depend...
Alison Kiss
09/09/2009
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How do we get administration to become aware of all the legal issues and liability ramifications when admins are less than supportive of Campus Police?
Sheli Bernstein
09/09/2009
arrow icon It depends on who you are dealing with but I would recommend...
Alison Kiss
09/09/2009
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How to bridge the gap between students and campus security as it pertains to reporting incidents of sexual assault?
H. Arnold
09/09/2009
arrow icon It takes time to develop that trust. If students see campus...
Alison Kiss
09/09/2009
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We currently provide prevention eductaion on a local University campus. Any suggestions for innovative activities to enage students in?
Cmurphy
09/09/2009
arrow icon Hello. I am a personal safety educator, and I would suggest ...
Roy A. Barnett
09/09/2009
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Alison Kiss
09/09/2009
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What communications strategies penetrate college students' resistence to believing they won't become victims?
Jean ONeil
09/09/2009
arrow icon Allison, I would seek out videos that talk about campus crim...
Roy A. Barnett
09/10/2009
arrow icon Involving the students in the process. Making safety a comm...
Alison Kiss
09/09/2009
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How can we locate statistics about campus crime that can be used for awareness purposes?
Carol
09/09/2009
arrow icon Hello. I have found many campuses have crime info on their w...
Roy A. Barnett
09/09/2009
arrow icon Try www.securityoncampus.org or www.campussafetymonth.org to...
Alison Kiss
09/09/2009
arrow icon You can always contact the Chief of Police in the municipali...
onlinenow
09/09/2009
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What are the pros and cons of a cell phone alert system?
Dan Pressley
09/09/2009
arrow icon A definite pro is the immediate notification. A con would b...
Alison Kiss
09/09/2009
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In central Massachuestts many colleges have Judicial Review Boards (J-Boards) in which the accused and the survivor in front of peers and without legal represenation must defend/back up their accusations.....
Heidi Sue
09/09/2009
arrow icon The Campus Sexual Assault Victims' Bill of Rights (part of t...
Alison Kiss
09/09/2009
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Hi Allison and Group, Allison, what are the biggest isues you are seeing that need attention on campuses currently? Thanks.
Mike Lythgoe
09/09/2009
arrow icon Another major problem on our college campus is that of stalk...
Michael Proctor
10/21/2009
arrow icon Sexual assault is an issue that continues to need attention ...
Alison Kiss
09/09/2009
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I work in the area of identity theft. When we have done presentations during the day we only have about 30 college students drop in at lunchtime. Is there a better way, besides campus newspapers, to help g...
Linda Foley
09/09/2009
arrow icon Sometimes if the topic is related to a class, you can speak ...
Shelley
09/09/2009
arrow icon Try partnering with student organizations and hosting some p...
Bry-Anne J.
09/09/2009
arrow icon I would suggest using Facebook and Twitter, and starting a d...
Roy A. Barnett
09/09/2009
arrow icon A great but challenging idea is to speak to some faculty abo...
Alison Kiss
09/09/2009
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Having done a personal safety class for a sorority at Northwestern University in Midland, MI in 2003, and U of D-Mercy Dental School in 2008, I am interested in learning how to better educate students who ...
Roy A. Barnett
09/09/2009
arrow icon Nikki, Thanks for the reply. That sounds like a great progr...
Roy A. Barnett
09/10/2009
arrow icon In addition, the university offers a course for men on campu...
Nikki F.
09/09/2009
arrow icon Hi Roy,The local university provides a personal safety/self-...
Nikki F.
09/09/2009
arrow icon Hello Allison, and Thank You for the response.My personal sa...
Roy A. Barnett
09/09/2009
arrow icon Personal safety classes are a great resource but are most ef...
Alison Kiss
09/09/2009
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Any tips for starting a men's non-violence group on campus? Tons of interest in our community but little stucture and support to get something like this up and running.
WA Advocate
09/09/2009
arrow icon Men Can Stop Rape (DC) and One in Four are great resources f...
Alison Kiss
09/09/2009
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How can an advocate make campus outreach fun and engaging even though the topic may be difficult to discuss?
K. Williams
09/09/2009
arrow icon One of the things we've done this past year at the Boston Ar...
Shelley
09/09/2009
arrow icon I hear this a lot-especially surrounding issues of sexual vi...
Alison Kiss
09/09/2009
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How do you work towards raising awareness on campuses where the administration believes that a crime -such as sexual assault -does not occur on their campus?
Shelley
09/09/2009
arrow icon It is always a challenge when you have an administration tha...
Alison Kiss
09/09/2009
arrow icon The situation that you mentioned is always a challenge- espe...
Alison Kiss
09/09/2009
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